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The second loudest cheer was for the opening of Google App Engine. The loudest was for a compass built into an unnamed mobile handset running Android. This morning, during an extended keynote speech at Google's I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Android engineering director Steve Horowitz demonstrated the fledging mobile …

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IT Angle

Can it

do VOiP?

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@Can It

I'm sure it can - the real question is - will the operators of the networks allow a phone that does voip? (At least in the US)

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Tim

Not the best use of accelerometers

If I wanted to track my movements I wouldn't use a phone, I would embed the accelerometer into a wristband or a belt, then bluetooth the feed to the phone for interacting with the maps. Combining this technology with belts, wrist and ankle bands could give me telepresence.

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By the way

Get them to trace a U on the screen for unlock; easier, and makes more sense!

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Stop

@by the way

I understood from the article that it was customisable. Which is probably better, because I doubt that the Japanese/Suomi/Zulu word for unlck starts with the letter 'U'.

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